There are 3 ways to get from Brussels to Ghent by train, taxi or car
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What companies run services between Brussels, Belgium and Ghent, Belgium?
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB) operates a train from Brussels to Ghent every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 33 minutes.
Train from Bruxelles-Midi to Gent St Pieters
- Avg. Duration
- 33 min
- Every 20 minutes
- Estimated price
- $8 - $12
- 2nd Class
- $8 - $12
- 1st Class
- $12 - $18
How far is it from Brussels to Ghent?
The distance between Brussels and Ghent is 50 km. The road distance is 55 km.
What is the cheapest way to get from Brussels to Ghent?
The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Ghent is to drive which costs 7€ and takes 39 minutes.
What is the fastest way to get from Brussels to Ghent?
The quickest way to get from Brussels to Ghent is to train which takes 33 minutes and costs 8€.
Is there a direct train between Brussels and Ghent?
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bruxelles-Midi and arriving at Gent St Pieters. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 33 minutes.
How long does it take to get from Brussels to Ghent?
The train from Bruxelles-Midi to Gent St Pieters takes 33 minutes including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.